"Double Blessing challenges us to reframe our perception of blessing, seeing God's gifts as opportunities for increased generosity." —Pastor Louie Giglio

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Archbishop Michael Ramsey would regularly say to new Church of England Vicars that he wanted them to go in order to “comfort the distressed, and to distress the comfortable.” That was the way of Jesus! Comfort for the distressed, and distress for the comfortable.

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